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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework: How much is too much?

Pick a kid at random and ask him if there's too much homework. You'll probably get the look that says, "Duh. Of course there's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kerry Dickinson, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 21 comments | 2318 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oil companies accused of violating environmental laws at fueling stations

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley and six other district attorneys filed a civil lawsuit Monday against...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by I Love Oil Companies, on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aren't city streets public?

Since when are city street private property? I am a ACE train user both doing the week and even today for the 49e game....

Original post made by Jerry on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Horace Schimdt, on Oct 29, 2014 at 1:18 pm | 23 comments | 2318 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney's 'Corner Congress' in Pleasanton turns out to be private chat

A small crowd of 25 people turned out Saturday to meet and talk to Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) but only a few...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 24, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 2317 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congratulations to the lookalike winners

Weekly readers voted and the winners of this year's Mother-Daughter Look-alike contest are Daisy Ng, and daughters Sarah...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on May 29, 2008 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 2316 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Germain pleads no contest to molestation charges, faces 15 years in state prison

Henry Germain, the 62-year-old former Castlewood Country Club tennis pro, appeared in court today and changed his plea to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Victim of Henry, on May 24, 2009 at 10:56 am | 73 comments | 2316 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man arrested with pot, massive alligator-like creature in Castro Valley charged with felony

A man that stashed more than 30 pounds of marijuana in his home and used a now-deceased caiman to protect it was arraigned...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Do your research , on Jan 17, 2013 at 6:30 am | 12 comments | 2316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 2315 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PleasantonWeekly caves into White House on story?

PleasantonWeekly has made national news by agreeing to edit out "unflattering" comment about Michelle Obama. See the following...

Original post made by PW_Independence on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on May 3, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 2 comments | 2315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore couple charged in Pleasanton drug fraud

Two Livermore residents have been charged in a Pleasanton prescription fraud, according to a police report. Christina Marie...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by SayWhat?, on May 18, 2011 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 2315 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Classes cut? Not for dedicated Harvest Park teacher

Cuts that eliminated special summer school programs for gifted students weren't enough to stop Lynn Gatehouse, a teacher...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:33 am | 20 comments | 2315 Views

RESTAURANTS

Noisy Restaurants

Is it just me or is Stacey's TOO noisy with the loud music they play? I have mentioned to a few servers who always remark...

Original post made by Main Street Fan on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on May 26, 2010 at 9:42 am | 10 comments | 2314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Alameda County Superior Court Frank Roesch Decision overturned

Looks like another California Appeals Court has thrown out a Frank Roesch verdict. In this case, the Appeals Court ruled...

Original post made by First Amendment on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 15, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 2314 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART UPDATE: Rampant Media Bias Toward Bart Strikers Is Uncovered

Some weeks back, a nonscientific poll indicated that Bay Area residents by a 2-1 margin thought Bart management has done...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 2314 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin woman arrested in Prague on bribery plot charges

A woman who lives part-time in Dublin has been arrested in Prague on charges of conspiring to bribe a U.S. Air Force contracting...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 30, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 2314 Views

SPORTS

WORLD CUP EXTRAVAGANZA

I was up at 6:30 this morning watching the USA play Slovenia in the World Cup. I was hooting and hollering in my PJ's, sloshing...

Original post made by New Soccer Fan on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by MPA, on Jun 22, 2010 at 8:41 am | 6 comments | 2313 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is proud of election 2010

We in California are very proud of the 2010 election results in California. We rejected the fear and miss-information being...

Original post made by Chet on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Donna, on Nov 10, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 20 comments | 2313 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposed New Driver Tax -" VMT"

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission(MTC)has proposed yet another tax. Drivers would be required to install a tracking...

Original post made by Jason on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:40 am | 104 comments | 2313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five rescuers in Pleasanton Police Department get commendations for saving a life

Two Pleasanton police dispatchers, two officers and a sergeant are being commending for their work last month that saved...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 2313 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman has appealed Planning Commission's hawk ruling

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is appealing the Planning Commission's decision to deny an application to house her hawk in a backyard...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Laurella Desborough, on Dec 20, 2007 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2311 Views
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